- A blood moon is when a Supermoon and a total lunar eclipse happen at the same time.
- It gets its “bloody” color when light from the sun is absorbed by the Earth’s atmosphere.
- Since red light isn’t absorbed, it bounces off the moon, giving it a blood-like tinge.
Replete with a full-on satanic ritual conducted under the red light of a blood moon eclipse, Netflix’s “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is a far cry from the happy-go-lucky original. But as chilling as that blood moon scene is, astronomy experts tell Inverse that there’s no reason to fear the woods at midnight this Halloween. They do, however, point out that a moon with eerily similar features is in our near future.
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